AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2019
Came in 48th overall (28:27.4) at the Triton Classic (10/12) ... Placed 36th at the Cougar Challenge with a time of 26:26.1 (9/13).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018
Finished 27th overall with a time of 27:50.0 at the USD Invite (9/15) ... Crossed the finish line in 26:42.2 for 34th place overall at the Mark Covert Invitational (9/1) ... Placed 54th overall with a time of 28:01.3 at the Triton Classic (10/20).
A 2018 graduate of Sage Creek High School in Carlsbad ... A four-time CIF qualifier ... Helped lead the Bobcats to a CIF San Diego Section Division 4 championship in three-consecutive seasons ... Also competed with the Carlsbad Track Club.
Born June 23 in Santa Rosa ... Son of James and Barbara Nelson ... Has a younger brother Ben and a younger sister Emily ... Both parents attended Sonoma State ... Majoring in chemistry at Muir College ... Has a goal of working in research for a pharmaceutical company following graduation from UC San Diego ... Favorite UC San Diego moment is running in Mammoth with his teammates ... Enjoys hiking ... Listens to The Strokes, Tame Impala and Daft Punk ... Favorite movie is Kung Fu Panda 2 ... Loves the Turkado from Board n Brew.